Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, “Maintaining the fertility of the soil by protecting its biodiversity is crucial for the longer-term agricultural production of the country.” Continuing the trend of sustainable agricultural production and protecting soil biodiversity may be a major challenge within the changing global climate situation. we’ve made great strides in agriculture, which has caught the eye of the planet community. Even within the midst of the epidemic Kovid-19, Bangladesh’s agriculture continues to form a big contribution to the country’s economy by providing uninterrupted food to an outsized population.
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The Prime Minister said this during a message on the occasion of ‘World Soil Day’ on Saturday (December 5).
He said, “I am happy to understand that ‘World Soil Day’ is being observed in Bangladesh like other countries of the planet .” i feel the theme of the day, ‘Keep Soil Alive, Protect Soil Biodiversity’, has been very significant. ‘
Sheikh Hasina said, “After independence, the simplest Bengali of thousand years, Father of the state Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman started the agrarian revolution. Following this, after the formation of the Awami League government in 1996, it again started taking and implementing effective steps for the event of agriculture. As a result, high yielding sorts of crops are added to modern agriculture, which is very effective. The intensity of crop cultivation has increased, food production has increased several times. The pressure on the soil is consistently increasing so as to supply more crops. We are emphasizing on modernization and mechanization of agriculture during this country.
He said, “As a result of modernization of agriculture, the utilization of varied sorts of fertilizers and pesticides as agricultural inputs is increasing.” within the implementation of SDGs, new high-value crops are already being added to the agricultural sector. Increasing crop density to make sure food security. we’d like to be vigilant in order that these agricultural technologies don’t pose a threat to soil biodiversity. ‘
The Prime Minister said, “Human health is closely associated with soil health. Sustainable soil management is important for safe food production. Agriculture in Bangladesh is now browsing a critical period of transition from subsistence agriculture to commercial agriculture. additionally to increasing production, the standard of agricultural products must be maintained. I wish the general success of all the programs undertaken on ‘World Soil Day 2020’.